The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to serve in the position of Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence. This is a new leadership position within the MNSON, which brings exciting opportunities to create a collaborative vision for inclusive excellence in the MNSON that transcends all aspects of the school. This is a faculty position that includes teaching, scholarship, and service.
The Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence is responsible for the following areas:
Mission: Supports the mission of MNSON and leads implementation of vision and strategy for supporting MNSON commitment to inclusive excellence.
Initiatives: Develops and implements evidence-based inclusive and equitable initiatives to enhance recruitment, retention, and success of a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff; develops and sustains initiatives to broaden inclusion of diverse voices in curricula, policies, and initiatives.
Communities of Interest: Collaborates with university offices, community partners, faculty, administration, staff, students, and alumni to promote a welcoming and inclusive environment, a diverse body of students, and enhance the MNSON reputation as a partner for inclusive excellence.
Benchmarking and Accountability: Promotes accountability for inclusive excellence through benchmarking with internal and external data.
Funding: Facilitates attainment of funding to support diversity, equity, and inclusion programming and initiatives.
Candidates for the Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence will possess:
Eligibility for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or higher
An in-depth understanding of the complex, multi-dimensional, and intersectional nature of diversity, inclusion, and equity
Experience leading diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
A record of scholarly work in diversity, equity, and inclusion
Internal Number: 15149
About Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.